The Government of Nepal has announced an issue for the flight operation to Lukla. Most of the flights to Lukla will commence from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion in Kathmandu airport. The airport in Ramechhap is located 130km from Kathmandu (approximately 3-4 hours drive).
Sankhu is the historic Newar town in the north-eastern corner of Kathmandu Valley, about 17 km from Kathmandu city. Before Nepal’s Malla Dynasty, Sankhu was claimed to be a separate kingdom. Historic Durbar Square (Layaku) remains intact. The Bajrayogini temple (Khadgayogini) is one of the Sankhu origins. It`s in the middle of a mountain. Sankhu Nagarkot Day Hike is popular among both domestic and international tourists.
Nagarkot is a globe-famous hill destination enjoying magnificent Himalayan views, rolling hills, deep valleys, and lush pine forests in a peaceful rural setting.
This is a panoramic nature trail walk with breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayan range along with nature’s best views. A sparkling snow-covered the Himalayas, the freshness of nature,much-recommended walk from Sankhu to Nagarkot. The bumpy road to Nagarkot still goes uphill from Sankhu in around 3 to 4 hours. Either you can visit Nagarkot’s sunrise view early morning drives and return to Sankhu.
Note: (Alternative Route)Drive to Nagarkot early in the morning from your hotel to see the sunrise from Nagarkot and hike to Sankhu and return back to the hotel with a private vehicle.
Also, check the Nagarkot Changunarayan Day Hiking
Day 01: Pick up from your hotel and Drive to Sankhu
08.00 AM: Drive to Sakhu, 45 minutes by Car.
09.00 AM: Hiking start to Nagarkot 3- 4 hours follow off-road and climb to Nagarkot (2175m).
12.30 to 01.30: PM: Lunch on the way.
03.00 To 04.00 PM: Arrive in Nagarkot, take a rest and wait for sunset view.
05-06.30: PM: Enjoy the sunset view and take a picture.
06.30 PM: Drive to Kathmandu by Car 1.30 to 2 hours transfer to hotel
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